Nicos Hadjicostis traveled continuously around the world for 6.5 years. His aim was to explore the world as if it were one huge country, a single destination. He soon realized that he was in fact on two simultaneous journeys: the outer journey of intense world exploration as well as an inner journey of transformation. Through these intertwined journeys during which he marveled at the world’s diversity, delved deep into many cultures and better understood human nature, he developed a new philosophy about travel and its relation to life. These ideas are explored in his recent book, Destination Earth – A New Philosophy of Life by a World-Traveler.
“Travel is the departure from one’s little pond. It is the bold renouncement of the petty comforts that hold us prisoner. It is a movement away from the known towards the unknown and unimaginable. Travel is expansion, widening, opening-up …”